Acanthophora arborea 1859
Acanthophora arborea Harvey 1859: 296
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1859). Algae. Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross...Part III. Flora Tasmaniae. Monocotyledones and Acotyledones. (Hooker, J.D. Eds) Vol. II, pp. 282-343. London: Lovell Reeve.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chiracanthia arborea (Harvey) Falkenberg
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Womersley 2003: 235). Lectotype: Harvey; TCD, Herb. Harvey Alg Aust. Exsicc. 140 I (Womersley 2003: 235). Notes: Isolectotypes MEL, 1554626 and elsewhere (Womersley, 2003).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tree-like.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Jong, Y.S.D.M. de, Hitipeuw, C. & Prud'Homme van Reine, W.F. (1999). A taxonomic, phylogenetic and biogeographic study of the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Blumea 44: 217-249.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
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